In this episode of the ICODR podcast Ian speaks with Dr. Fahimeh Abedi, Research Fellow at the Centre for AI and Digital Ethics (CAIDE) at the University of Melbourne. With a strong research background spanning over 10 years, Fahimeh has focussed her work on exploring the intersection of law and artificial intelligence.
She holds a PhD from Victoria University, Melbourne; and an LLM from the National University of Malaysia.
Currently, Fahimeh is engaged in the Ninian Stephen Law Program: New Legal Thinking for Emerging Technologies project that focuses on addressing the complex legal and ethical challenges posed by emerging technologies specifically for lawyers in Australia. In addition, Fahimeh is a chief investigator in the development of resilient legal advice for cyber and critical technologies in Vietnam as part of a project with Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).
She is also a chief investigator for a research project titled "Measuring and Evaluating Sustainability-SDG 5 – Gender Equality to Empower Victorian Indigenous Women's Ownership of Agricultural Land" that aims to empower indigenous women in Victoria by promoting gender equality and fostering their ownership of agricultural land.